Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Nominees Announced

Lake Wanaka, New Zealand (13 September 2019) We are pleased to announce the nominees for the 2019 Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards presented by Augusta Capital.

Instructor of the Year sponsored by NZSIA

Mereana Wilkie (The Remarkables)

Will Marcinowski (Ohau)

Nicholas Rodda (The Remarkables) 

Coach of the Year sponsored by Cooke Howlison

Mitch Brown (Wanaka) - Snowboarding

Jonny Rice (Wanaka) - Alpine Ski Racing

Tommy Pyatt (Wanaka) - Freeskiing 

Breakthrough Season sponsored by Central Heating Solutions

Ben Barclay (Auckland) – Freeski

Mitchell Davern – (Auckland) – Snowboard

Jess Hotter (Ohakune) – Freeride

Piera Hudson (Wanaka/Havelock North) – Alpine Ski Racing 

Adaptive Snow Sports Athlete of the Year sponsored by Wanaka Wood Floors

Aaron Ewen (Tuakau)

Adam Hall (Wanaka)

Corey Peters (New Plymouth) 

Alpine Ski Racer of the Year sponsored by Coronet Peak

Adam Barwood (Queenstown)

Alice Robinson (Queenstown)

Piera Hudson (Wanaka/Havelock North) 

Cross Country Skier of the Year sponsored by Cruickshank Pryde

Campbell Wright (Wanaka)

Olivier Despatis (Dunedin) 

Freeride Athlete of the Year sponsored by Tūroa Ski Area

Blake Marshall (Queenstown)

Craig Murray (Wanaka)

Jess Hotter (Ohakune) 

Freeskier of the Year sponsored by Cardrona Alpine Resort

Finn Bilous (Wanaka)

Miguel Porteous (Wanaka)

Nico Porteous (Wanaka) 

Snowboarder of the Year sponsored by Dick Schulze

Mitchell Davern (Queenstown)

Tiarn Collins (Queenstown)

Zoi Sadowski Synnott (Wanaka)

 

Finalists for the Overall Athlete of the Year Award will be the respective winners of each sports category. 

Awards will also be presented to the 2019 Masters Ski Racing Champions sponsored by Aspiring Lifestyle Retirement Village: Bonny Teat (Wanaka) and Jon Wardrop (Auckland). 

The Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards Night will be held on Saturday 28 September at the Lake Wanaka Centre from 7.30-10pm. The awards encompass a 12-month timeframe which includes the 2018/2019 Northern Hemisphere season and the 2019 Southern Hemisphere season.

Winners will be presented with their awards and 2019 World Multisport Champion Dougal Allan will be the guest speaker.

Tickets for the Snow Sports NZ Annual Awards tickets are $35 and can be purchased here

About our Title Sponsor Augusta Capital

Augusta, founded by Mark Francis, has grown significantly since inception in 2001 to become one of New Zealand’s leading and largest property fund managers with $2 billion of assets under management, across 74 properties located in New Zealand and Australia.  At present, Augusta represents over 3,500 investors and holds a forefront position in New Zealand’s single asset fund market and a rapidly growing presence and reputation in fund-based investments. 

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